SPONTANEITY, CREATIVITY, PLAYFULNESS, FUN & LAUGHTER

The following excerpt is from the self help
psychology book, Be Your Own Therapist.


Can you get more of these sparkling qualities into your life without painful therapy? Typically, yes! There are ways to maximize them, often without having to delve into old traumas that lurk within. This chapter provides generally painless ways to promote the treasures of spontaneity, creativity, playfulness, fun and laughter.


Don't wait for some day in the future to start on your road to creativity and spontaneity. Now is the best time to start, while it is on your mind.

As it is now, when therapy is over, people have frequently just become less unhappy. Often missing is the sparkle that emanates from people who are in the business of fully living their lives. Part of the reason for this is that therapists rarely, if ever, receive any training in how to elicit sparkle. One assumption by some therapies and therapists is that once clients face trauma in treatment those shining attributes will somehow automatically emerge. The obvious lack of those attributes in many who are post-therapy points out that assumption's fallacy. In fact, a frequent conflict of my clients (most of whom have been in therapy before) has been the desire for more of these qualities versus the reluctance to permit their full emergence. Such reluctance stems from both fear and ignorance.

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